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Misfits of Science 

The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dean Paul Martin ...  Dr. Billy Hayes 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Kevin Peter Hall ...  Dr. Elvin 'El' Lincoln 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Mark Thomas Miller Mark Thomas Miller ...  John 'Johnny B' Bukowski 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Courteney Cox ...  Gloria Dinallo 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes ...  Jane Miller 15 episodes, 1985-1986
Max Wright ...  Dick Stetmeyer 15 episodes, 1985-1986
Diane Cary ...  Miss Nance 15 episodes, 1985-1986
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Storyline

Superhero series about a group of young mutants who worked for an American thinktank fighting crime. Elvin could shrink to a size of eight inches, Gloria possessed telekinetic powers, and Johnny B was able to fire lightning bolts from his hands. Their leader was Dr. Hayes. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Spezialisten unterwegs See more »

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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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4:3
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The name "Misfits of Science" and other conceptual ideas were the brainchild of then-president of NBC Entertainment, Brandon Tartikoff. He said of the show "We'll rely on the National Enquirer for story ideas. It's loosely inspired by the dynamics we saw in Ghostbusters... sort of a kick-back, Friday type of show." See more »

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Enjoyable series
26 August 2000 | by Mike-DDSee all my reviews

It was an enjoyable series while it lasted. Though some powers seem more potent than others (the electricity guy), each episode seeks to explore more of all the other powers, and when used in combination, boy, it's fantastic. Talk about wishing you had some of those powers and then imagining what you can do with them.


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